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What Makes Us Special

About Wells College

Wells College is a nationally recognized, private liberal arts college located on the shores of beautiful Cayuga Lake. Founded in 1868, Wells provides a rigorous and relationship-based academic experience strengthened by the College's emphasis on community, residential atmosphere, and dedication to hands-on learning. The mission of Wells College is to teach students to think critically, reason wisely, and act humanely as they cultivate meaningful lives.

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Admissions  Help

* SAT and ACT are not required for admission. We will consider them if submitted.

Average High School GPA of Freshman Class: 3.44

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 64%
Men 36%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 72%  Help

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Price of Attendance in 2018-19  Help

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

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Tuition and Fees History  Help

About Our Faculty  Help

Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 9:1
Full-time Faculty with highest degree 95%

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 165 37 0 0 202

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